Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 23 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 23

Weekends in Bloom: Sunday, April 23

Weekends in Bloom

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Weekends from April 22 to May 14, celebrate Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s glorious spring blooms and flowering trees with pop-up music and dance performances, cultural programs, workshops for kids and families, Garden tours, and more.

All programs free with Garden admission. See all weekends.

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  • Three smiling women in cosplay outfits pose in front of cherry blossoms.

    10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Cherry Esplanade

    Cosplay Meetup

    Come out dressed in your cosplay best and enjoy a fun meetup on Cherry Esplanade.

  • Two young girls prepare food in the Children's Garden.

    10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Discovery Garden

    Family Discovery Days

    Learn and play together in the Discovery Garden! Docent-supported hands-on stations throughout the garden’s meadow, woodland, and marsh habitats encourage families to explore nature together.

  • A circle of children listen to a teenager reading a picture book in a garden.

    10:45–11:45 a.m.
    Discovery Garden

    Spring Family Story Time

    Enjoy garden-inspired stories read by BBG volunteers on the Discovery Garden’s Woodland boardwalk. Drop in anytime to join—we welcome readers (and pre-readers) of all ages!

  • A view of a bridge in the Japanese garden.

    1–2 p.m.
    Meet on Magnolia Plaza

    Seasonal Highlights Tour

    Discover BBG’s plants and gardens in peak bloom and other highlights of the season on this tour led by a Garden Guide. Meet on Magnolia Plaza by building steps.


Art in the Garden is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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